Project Engineer

Job Description

Job Title: Project Engineer

Location: Plymouth, UK - Onsite

Compensation: Competitive salary + benefits

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF 49891

Amplify your impact

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Project Engineer at our Devonport site.

As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers' defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility.

Mission Systems

The Project Engineer role is based within our Mission Systems business area.

Babcock is a trusted provider of integrated solutions for global defence and security. We have a wide portfolio of best-in-class intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance solutions, communications, and weapons launch and handling solutions across all domains, integrating the best of industry to meet our customers' needs.

The role

The difference our new Project Engineer will make

As a Project Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You'll support a number of projects and opportunities within the Gunnery Programme, ranging from project delivery, operations and business development. This position offers good prospects for growth and advancement in the Project Management discipline and is a real opportunity to expand and develop new skills in an exciting and novel environment.

Day to day, you'll be responsible for the set-up and on-going maintenance of the project administration, keeping project control spreadsheets, databases and programs updated to ensure full control and visibility of the project and recording / collecting the progress of tasks / activities and keeping the project plan updated and readily available. You'll also be responsible for maintaining the appropriate project records, as directed to support the project responsibilities as well as analysing, vetting and interrogating the work specification to ensure a full and detailed understanding and interpretation of the Customer requirements.

At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you'll continually develop your knowledge and expertise.

We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role is based Onsite at Plymouth.

Essential experience
Excellent stakeholder management
Experience within a project management environment
Proficient in the application of project management tools and production tools and how they are utilised throughout the project lifecycle
Comprehensive working knowledge of the Microsoft suite of tools including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Project
You must be able to achieve SC clearance

What we offer

Generous benefits including:
Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays
Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
Our Big Benefit Platform allows you to make your money go further, with discounts from over 850 retailers.
Employee Share Plan
Professional memberships, personal development training an opportunities
STEM ambassador training and volunteering opportunities
Working from home and flexible work patterns
Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing
Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best

Babcock International

For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 24/03/2023


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